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Our movement fights for recognition, education, and research so that one day all people with ME (myalgic encephalomyelitis) will have access to rapid diagnosis, and compassionate, effective care. As people with ME, carers and allies ourselves, we campaign on the issues that are most pressing.
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Goodbye to graded exercise therapy but concerns about physical activity programmes – Community Discussion
There were significant concerns about the recommendation of a physical activity programme in the draft ME/CFS guideline, even with the caveats attached. The recommendation that a physical activity programme should be considered if patients would ‘like’ to start one, was felt to imply that there is a choice or a desire involved, rather than increased physical activity being impossible for many.
At our first community call on the draft ME/CFS guideline from NICE, training in all areas of the guideline was seen as key if it is to have an impact on the health and social care professionals implementing these recommendations.
Harmful graded exercise therapy for people with ME has been dropped in a new draft ME/CFS guideline from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).